Saturday, January 07, 2006

bewteen clerks

24. Any unnecessary use of the wires, by frivoulous messages between Clerks, is to be reported to the Superintendant.

Rules Respecting Messages 28/29
London And North Western Railway Telegraph Rules And Regulations, 1871

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Comments: between clerks

Only this shortest of notes to say still here, accessing the air waves as it were in the public venues such as they are.
Beats the heck out of a telegraph send key though don't it?
Posted by Juke Moran etc. at January 12, 2006 10:52 AM

/ \/ / \ \\Posted by boynton at January 13, 2006 11:39 AM

Yes, the more things change, the more they stay the same.

"Internet access is to be used for authorised work purposes only, etc, etc."

Nothing a decent lesson in good manners won't cure though.
Posted by Nabakov at January 15, 2006 04:28 PM

And if wasn't for a few indiscretions at the card table and in the billard room, I'd have scored top points in the game I linked above.

And then playing it through while making all the obviously wrong choices reveals some great easter eggs.
Posted by Nabakov at January 15, 2006 04:47 PM

I made but one error of judgement concerning the dinner party - but felt vicarious victorian shame even as I committed the hostessing faux pas.

That's a good gilliam-graphics type game.

I tried to heed the advice on what to wear for a promenade as I took dogs for evening stroll, but me without a parasol and all...
Posted by boynton at January 15, 2006 09:07 PM

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